Support My Sustainable Super Bowl Sunday

Support My Sustainable Super Bowl Sunday On February 3rd many of you will be watching the Super Bowl, but I will be participating in my first half-marathon of 2013, the Surf City Marathon located in Huntington Beach, California. As I did in 2012, I will be running for a cause that I strongly believe in [...]

Upcycled clothing is not just a burlap bag!

Wearing upcycled clothing for the holiday season makes me smile! Not only are they beautiful  garments, they are completely sustainable and fashion forward. I am thankful to know Lusmila McColl from mccoll&clan who designed this dress for the Green Chamber of Commerce Annual Event. Lusmila is what one would call a ‘SEE’ (sustainable, eco, ethical) fashion designer who is doing amazing things that [...]

How To Become a Benefit Corporation on Dec 7

San Francisco Bay Area Green Chamber of Commerce Presents “How To Become a Benefit Corporation” on Dec 7 Co-hosted by Assemblymember Jared Huffman (author of AB 361: California Benefit Corporations), and Law Firms Hanson Bridgett, Montgomery & Hansen, and Wendel, Rosen, Black, & Dean SAN FRANCISCO (November 29, 2011) – The San Francisco Bay Area Green [...]

San Francisco Bay Area Green Chamber of Commerce To Celebrate 2011 Accomplishments on November 10th

Featuring Speakers from American Sustainable Business Council, Wendel Rosen Black and Dean LLP, and Better World Club SAN FRANCISCO (November 2, 2011) – The San Francisco Bay Area Green Chamber of Commerce (GCC) is hosting its 3rd Annual Celebration, “A Taste of the Bay Area”, on November 10, 2011. The Green Chamber will be celebrating [...]

Press Release: San Francisco Bay Area Green Chamber of Commerce Hosts Third Annual Gala Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Francisco Bay Area Green Chamber of Commerce Hosts Third Annual Gala Event Celebrating “A Taste of the Bay Area” to be held on Nov. 10 at the newly remodeled headquarters of Levi Strauss & Co. SAN FRANCISCO (October 5, 2011) – The San Francisco Bay Area Green Chamber of Commerce will [...]

Small Businesses Urge President to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 01 /CSRwire/ – Two leading sustainable business organizations representing 5,000 small businesses today sent a letter calling on President Obama to reject the controversial Keystone XL pipeline and, instead, invest in clean energy technologies. The pipeline would deliver oil from the tar sands in Canada to the Gulf of Mexico across the [...]

Shades of Green Podcast Interview with Green Chamber VP Alexia Marcous Lauds Green Initiatives; Partners With Environmental Organizations, Adds New Features

San Francisco and Seattle are only the beginning. Grassroots efforts across the United States will lay the groundwork for the elimination of unwanted, unused and unnecessary printed phone books. East Northport, NY (PRWEB) August 03, 2011 Years ago, a television commercial for frozen dinners featured the jingle, “From the freezer, to the oven, to the [...]

Yellow Pages Goes Green Spearheads Grassroots Call to Action

Local jurisdictions across the country must follow the lead of cities like San Francisco and Seattle in enacting legislation to curtail the proliferation of unwanted paper yellow pages directories. East Northport, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 All politics is local. Realizing the enormous impact that local initiatives can have upon national public policy,Yellow Pages Goes [...]

San Francisco Takes Bold Step and Moves to Opt-In Yellow Pages Program

by Elise Fabbro and Risa De Ferrari The passage of San Francisco’s Yellow Page ordinance (bill HR 910) has created the only opt-in program for receiving the Yellow Pages Directory in the country. It is not a ban of all physical books, but rather facilitates directed distribution to people who actually want a Yellow Pages [...]